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Chocolate Rain - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
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1,549 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,549
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 2,010
Gots: 625 | FT: 78
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  18.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Black Tuesday with Vanilla Bean & Cocoa Nibs.

2011: 18.5% ABV
2012: 19.5% ABV
2013: 18.0% ABV
2014: 18.5% ABV

(Beer added by: mikedashg on 10-28-2009)
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4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

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South Carolina

4.44/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A -pours near black with half a finger if rich chocolate head, OK retention, weak lacing. Doesn't look especially viscous

S - huge woody boozyness, a bit of bold rich chocolate. Dry stale vanilla

T-Initially a great mix of big booze and chocolate sweetness. Transitions to monster chcolaye booze, incredibly sweet. Definite vanilla

M - medium/full bodied OK arb, super super smooth

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 15:20:43 | More by MacQ32
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Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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California

5/5  rDev +10.4%

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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +10.4%

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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

4.89/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

One of the best beers I have ever had. Thick , rich and insane in the complexity dept. Lots of ABV but really noticeable, the chocolate notes are abounding but melded with a lot of dark fruits and thick darkness. So good that it made me verbally say damn and stop to savour the finish. Lots of things are said about Bruery but this is a good indication of the level they are playing at.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2013 02:23:55 | More by canucklehead
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California

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

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Texas

5/5  rDev +10.4%

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Illinois

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5/5  rDev +10.4%

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Chocolate Rain from The Bruery
100 out of 100 based on 1,549 ratings.